US Denies Connection to 4 Overnight Explosions in Iraq

The US armed forces' denial has led some to point the finger at Israel as the attacker.

8 Katyusha Rockets Hit US Embassy in Baghdad, Pompeo Blames Iran

Surprisingly, the Iraqi Shia paramilitary group Kataeb Hezbollah issued a statement criticizing the attack because "bombing the embassy of evil at this time is considered a breach of the order."

Iran-Backed Militias Using Syrian Children as Operatives

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) established training centers for children starting from age 12, with the objective of deploying them on the battlefield.

Islamic Revolution Guard Commander Assassinated near Iraqi-Syrian Border

Deir ez-Zor is a major link between Iran and Lebanon, with pipelines and trade routes passing through the province.

‘Small Wars Journal’ Tacitly Recommends Assassinations to Salvage Mid East Fiasco

In the end, the authors say, the US must make up it mind whether it wants to stay in the Middle East and block hostile players such as Iran from tipping the balance against Western interests.

Iraqis Say US Attack Took Out Civilian Facility

The Kataib Hezbollah group on Thursday boasted that their attack had been “a precision jihadi operation.”

Two Americans, One British Soldier Dead in Rocket Attack in Iraq

Missile barrage on military base north of Baghdad wounds 12, Iranian proxy group believed to be responsible.

Rocket Fire Again Targets Iraqi Base Housing American Troops

There was no immediate information on casualties.

50 US Soldiers Wounded in Iranian Missile Attack Jan. 8

Symptoms of TBI and symptoms of concussion sometimes appear several days after an attack or physical trauma.

Pentagon: 11 US Troops Injured in Iran Missile Attacks on Iraqi Air Bases

"As previously stated, while no US service members were killed . . . several were treated for concussion symptoms from the blast."

Iraqi Journalist, Cameraman Assassinated After Coverage

Samad had condemned Iraqi forces for ... cracking down on anti-regime protesters, while allowing others to attack the US Embassy.

Rockets, Mortar Shells Fired at Al Balad Air Base Hosting US Forces in Iraq

“Three Iraqi soldiers who were on guard at the airbase gate were injured as a result of the shelling.”

Report: Israeli Intelligence Assisted in Soleimani’s Elimination

Intelligence from Israel helped confirm the details of Solemani's location.

Israel Strikes Iranian Weapons Truck at Iraq-Syria Border

The target was reportedly a quantity of recently-transferred rockets and ballistic missiles, as well as engineering equipment.

Rockets Explode Near US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone, Again

Despite Iran's claims it seeks no further escalation, the rocket fire in the Green Zone by its proxy militia makes it clear the conflict is far from over.

FAA Declares Iranian, Iraqi Air Space a ‘No-Go Zone’

The order applies only to US operators; however, a number of international airlines have also rerouted their flights around the region as well.

IRGC Fires 15 Missiles at US Bases in Iraq, Then Vows to Attack Dubai...

The attack is seen as the "official launch" of the start of Iran's “Operation Soleimani.”

US: No Decision ‘Whatsoever’ to Leave Iraq

US Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: The letter was a draft document sent for feedback, unsigned. "Not what's happening."

Iraqi Parliament Votes to Expel US & ‘Any Foreign Troops’

"The Iraqi government must work to end the presence of any foreign troops on Iraqi soil and prohibit them from using its land, airspace or water for any reason."

Iranian-Backed Militiamen Warn Iraqi Military Personnel, ‘Stay Away From Americans’

Already on Saturday, rockets and mortar shells were being launched against US targets in Baghdad and Mosul, although no one was physically injured in any of the attacks.

Report: Strikes on Iranian Militias, Iranian Missile Warehouses at Syria-Iraq Border

There were also unconfirmed reports that Iranian-backed militia groups were evacuating bases as far north in Syria as Aleppo.

Rocket Attacks Aimed at US Air Base, US Embassy in Iraq

Iran vowed on Friday to avenge the death of IRGC Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani, assassinated last Thursday in a US air strike.

Hundreds in Gaza Protest Soleimani’s Killing as Thousands Attend Funeral Procession in Baghdad

On Friday, after news broke about Soleimani's killing, thousands in Iraq and other places went out to celebrate in the streets, and candy was given out.

Sen. Lindsey Graham: No Benghazi in Iraq on Trump’s Watch

"To the Iranian government: Be careful what you wish for — a country that depends on the ability to refine oil for its existence needs to be cautious."

IDF Chief of Staff Kochavi: ‘Sometimes War is a Solution’

"It won't be a war fought for just a day or two. I can't promise short wars... National resilience will be called upon."

IDF Chief: Israel Won’t Let Iran Continue to Move Advanced Weapons through Iraq

"We are making a great effort, visible and covert, to prevent our enemies from arming themselves with accurate weapons, even at the cost of a confrontation."

Israeli Satellite Images Show Suspected Iranian Tunnel near Syria-Iraq Border

According to Israeli firm ImageSat International, the tunnel could serve as secure storage for advanced weapons or other sensitive material.

Israel’s Support for Iraqi Demonstrations Warmly Welcomed by Protestors

Hundreds of people have been killed during the protests, many by Iran-backed Sh'ite militias operating in the country.

US Raid Kills ‘Caliphate’ Leader Al-Baghdadi

ISIS is still believed to be operational in 18 countries across the world, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mali, Egypt, Somalia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and the Philippines.


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